In the dust of my dreams

In the dust of my dreams

A Poem by An owl on the moon
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Journeys on a crimson sky

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Oleander lullaby

Journeys on a crimson sky

In azure dreams I see her face

She’s anything but commonplace

Every night she dances there

Waltzing on my paper stairs

Nutmeg whispers in the leaves

Earth stands still as she breathes

The dust of my quiet dreams

Zinnia-scented paper screams

Eland stroll around my bed

Lulling me into her head

 

 


© 2019 An owl on the moon


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Firstly, I love your title, very dreamy ;) and the rhythm and your word choices are swaying, in my opinion. 'anything but commonplace' - ayee, that is how it is!
I read this piece several times, and each time felt this certain kind of comfort so thank you for that. Lovely write, Craig.

Posted 5 Years Ago


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An owl on the moon

5 Years Ago

Thank you so much Yumna! This is one of those poems that seemed to exist beyond me... yet needed my .. read more



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Such a lovely write here, I like the wording you used in this write. very nicely written

Posted 4 Years Ago


Earth stands still as she breathes
The dust of my quiet dreams

Love these lines here, Love the picture in this write.
Awesome write

Posted 4 Years Ago


Seems like it is that time of year where I tip toe through poetry and your dreamland was such a beautiful reverie to escape into... as always. Gorgeous hues of love painted through you words, it is always so wonderful to read you, my friend.

Posted 4 Years Ago


An owl on the moon

4 Years Ago

So grateful to have you passing by again... yes... like a ghost it seems... ethereal light... May yo.. read more
Paper stairs..leading to heavenly places drawn within the hand of a mysterious man..just beautiful...🌹

Posted 4 Years Ago


‘Thoughts In Time’🌹

4 Years Ago

Wishing on dandelions🌹
An owl on the moon

4 Years Ago

May every wish come true.
‘Thoughts In Time’🌹

4 Years Ago

🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹
Always in wonderland ....it's dreamtime primetime!

Posted 4 Years Ago


An owl on the moon

4 Years Ago

Ah, dear Queen, you are always welcome in Wonderland. :)
Head or heart...far apart...wonderful like always🌹

Posted 4 Years Ago


An owl on the moon

4 Years Ago

May your dreams bring only more joy dear poet.
‘Thoughts In Time’🌹

4 Years Ago

Hmmm if only they’d hurry and come true...🌹
The opening lines are such a hook to the reader into a romantic piece of rhyming poetry with such a passionate embrace of quite superb descriptive phrases.

Posted 4 Years Ago


An owl on the moon

4 Years Ago

I am grateful for your kind words and your presence here, my friend.
Beautifully told love " waltzing on the paper stairs"

Posted 4 Years Ago


An owl on the moon

4 Years Ago

So thankful for your presence again MOON.
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DAH
There's nothing like a beautifully lit "dusty dream",
and this poems does just that, lights it up ...

Bravo!
DAH

Posted 4 Years Ago


An owl on the moon

4 Years Ago

So appreciate your words! Yes... would love more dusty dreams of late. :)
DAH

4 Years Ago

My pleasure!
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Rye
Wow, I really enjoyed the beauty of this write, loved the last two closing lines. Awesome write

Posted 4 Years Ago



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